Media Coverage

Coverage of Baseball Star Kris Bryant Pranks a College Team as ‘The Transfer’

Published Monday, March 21, 2016

Chicago Cubs star Kris Bryant paired up with Red Bull to prank the Mesa Community College baseball team by posing as a European transfer student ready to poach at-bats from the Thunderbirds. Thunderbirds coach Tony Cirelli told his players that "Roy Nabryt" ("Roy" for Bryant's NL Rookie of the Year honor in 2015 and "Nabryt" as an anagram of "Bryant") was a "big donkey with crazy power." Though a few Thunderbirds were understandably displeased with the thought of losing their starting spot,...

5 Ways to Pay for College

Published Friday, March 18, 2016

 Five types of resources that might help students fund the degree or career training they want.  5 ways to pay for college.pdf

Students Ages 4 and Older Can Go to ‘Camp’ at Maricopa Community Colleges this Summer

Published Wednesday, March 16, 2016

From life skills and performing arts to Kid’s College and STEM in Spanish, students ages 4 and older can go to “camp” at Maricopa Community Colleges this summer. Registration started March 7 for 30 summer camps and programs offered at a variety of college locations and covering various topics including music, art, STEM, STEAM, theater, veterinary care, babysitting and more, according to a press release. Young musicians will find band and jazz camp at Mesa Community College. Theater students...

Mesa and Touring Art Exhibit Create Duet Between Creative Expression and Community

Published Wednesday, March 16, 2016

The touring art exhibit "Play me, I'm Yours" has united the talents of artists from around the globe, making its most recent stop in Mesa, where it showcases a wide array of artistic perspectives from Alzheimer patients to college students. MCC has one of the street pianos in the student lounge at Southern and Dobson.

MCC Spring Powwow Calendar Listings

Published Tuesday, March 15, 2016

MCC Spring Powwow Calendar Listing. Navajo Post, Powwow MCC.pdf Pow Wow Calendar » » Mesa Community College Spring Powwow.pdf

Education News, Arizona Daily Star Auto-Repair Contest

Published Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Students from four Southern Arizona schools will compete in the 2016 Arizona High School Auto Challenge next month. Juniors and seniors from Flowing Wells, Marana, Mountain View and Safford high schools qualified for the contest, which will be held at Mesa Community College on April 22, by completing an online written test. Education notes_ Prop.pdf

New Frontiers Awards Scholarships to Five MCC Students

Published Tuesday, March 15, 2016

New Frontiers for Lifelong Learning awarded five, $1,000 scholarships to MCC students. The 2015-16 scholarship recipients are:  • Georgina Deviasso, Early Childhood Education, will graduate in 2017, volunteers and tutors; • Dorna Singer, Education/Early Learning and Development, will graduate in 2017, volunteers at MCC with children’s activities; • Ryan Gudin, Law, will graduate in May 2016, volunteers on campus and want to help people gain human rights and dignity; • Brooke Hillard, will...

Guitar Building Institute at Mesa Community College starts March 14

Published Monday, March 14, 2016

The National STEM Guitar Project will host a Guitar Building Institute at Mesa Community College March 14-18.  The five-day educator/student institute combines instructional activities and training on science, technology, engineering and math with hands-on applied learning guitar building techniques. The result is an experience that engages middle, high school and post-secondary students and sparks excitement for learning STEM subject matter. Guitar Building Institute at Mesa Community College...

Mesa Community College Students on All-Arizona Academic Team Coverage

Published Sunday, March 13, 2016

Mesa Community College honored high-achieving students who have been named to the All-Arizona Academic Team during an awards luncheon on March 3. Seventy-five community college scholars from across the state participated in the ceremony, which celebrates their outstanding academic achievements and distinguished leadership skills. Mesa Community College students on All-Arizona Academic Team _ Mesa Independent.pdf and My Local News

Mesa Community College Music and Theatre & Film Arts Students Bring Home Awards from Regional Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival

Published Saturday, March 12, 2016

Students from the Mesa Community College Theatre & Film Arts Department and Music Department earned multiple recognitions against rigorous competition during the Region VIII Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) held in Hawaii on February 11-14.